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, this is abc7 news. >> oakland city leaders will make a major announcement. good morning, i am eric thomas. >> i am kristen sze. they will take steps to get help fighting crime in the wake of a rash of violence since friday when nine shoot spring -- shootings have been killed. four have died. and now, amy? >> kristen, this is where a three-year-old was shot to death in 2011. the community was outraged. a mural is dedicated to him. today, the community is outraged again. the police chief and the mayor will leave downtown and come to international boulevard and hold a press conference in front of the mural and address the violence this weekend. >> there are high hopes throughout the community that significant change will be announced at the press conference. the police chief and mayor will address the violent weekend. four were shot to death on friday. 11 were shot over the week end. they all survived. >> there is a public safety crisis in oakland. >> the police union president is hoping to hear more resources are directed to the police department. >> we are close to 600 officers and more th
with police and was not charged. >>> in oakland tonight the city is getting closer to high level help to fight violent crime. the first step was taken toward hiring a police consult at the present time with a -- consultant with a big time resume. alan wang is live with a marquis name in law enforcement. >> and some commission members are not sure they want this person on the job. some commission members is credited with reducing violent crime in new york city. but many people here say his methods are the same methods that caused a rift between the community and the police here to begin with. >> he is exactly what we do not need in the city of oakland. >> the protest against the hiring of high-profile police consultant started on the steps of city hall and worked its way into the public safety meeting. >> if you could move the individuals out. >> the zero tolerance police strategies have been highly controversial and the use of gang injunctions and curfews and anti-loitering laws have been rejected in oakland in the past. but oaknd la is facing a crime epidemic. just last friday four people wer
and dan? >> thank you, cabbed -- sandhya. >>> you heard about the oakland sideshow. >> one guy is burning rubber like he is going to catch his car on fire. >> you will hear more of the 9-1-1 calls to the chp and the tipster helping track down the drivers. >> and the chp is helping fight crime, but who is paying for it? >> and tonight from girls on hbo, adam driver is here and kim and kortney kardashian. one of these women is pregnant. is it my baby? find out tonight on "jimmy kimmle live." kimmle live." >> oh brother. hey! hey honey! hey alan. uh, hey.... i'm bob, we talked at the tax store. i did your taxes. i thought you were a tax expert? today, i'm a master plumber. major tax stores advertise for preparers with "no tax experience necessary." at turbotax, you only get answers from cpas, eas or tax attorneys - all real tax experts. ...than h&r block stores and all other major tax stores narrowing in on a sideshow that took place in the middle of interstate 880. the stunt could have had deadly consequences. alan wang has the latest on the investigation and the 9-1-1 calls that came in du
their case. >> oakland lawmaker take steps to tighten sales of ammunition in the state. assembly woman of the state joined a host others to introduce state bill ab48, that regulates all ammunition sales and require those who buy it to show identification. it would also ban conversion kits. >> the kits that allow you to convert a weapon to be able to shoot bullets fast without reloading. that's another thing that this bill does, eliminates that. >> oakland mayor also spoke to the ground. the bill requires ammunition dealers to be licensed and they be required to report those sales to the justice department. >> happening now the oakland city council is getting a brand new look, free new city council members are sworn into office at this hour and two them have never held elected office before. environmental advocate and an affordable housing advocate who will replace a council veteran from west oakland. the third new member will replace a veteran councilmen from another district. the california legislature begin as new session in sacramento with a new advantage for democrats. for the firs
. at the cathedral of christ the flight oakland parishioners took commune on from the same chalice at the height of flu season. the diocese of oakland and san francisco say priest have the option of not giving commune i don't know to stop the spread of the flu. >> at the beginning of mass he said it was okay if we decided abstain from taking the wine at mass. it wasn't a sin. wasn't anything to worry about. >>reporter: cdc say 47 states are experiencing wide spread flu activity. but california is one of the least active states. still the level of awareness is on the rise here. >> for my job and so i was hand sanitizing all day long. >>reporter: fremont people rushed to get flu shots at washington hospital where clinic held today and tomorrow to meet demand. >> in fact i was just at walgreen's other day and big lane for that because the news just lick you guys doing right now scared everybody into getting it. >>reporter: shortage of flu shot spotty around the bay are area. wall gleans milpitas is temporarily out of the flu vaccine while it waits for new order. >> impact hasn't been human
the oakland police department newly hired consultant is speaking to abc7 after a vote by the oakland city council to bring him on board. bill bratton is a former los angeles police chief and new york city police commissioner. the city council voted 7-1 around 2:00 this morning after a meeting that included four hours of public comment against and in favor of hiring bratton. critics worry he will recommend a stop-and-frisk policy that could lead to racial profiling but he says that is not the case. we talked to him by phone. >> stop and frisk and official profiling and the other issues of concern people have abuse police use of force can be effectively addressed by strong leadership that is focused on a constitutional policing. >> abc7 news reporter joins us with reaction to the controversial decision. amy? >> city hall was decisive with the 7-1 vote but in the neighborhoods people are split. the vote came in the middle of the night, it was already being talked about in the neighborhood this morning. >> i thought it was very good. that is what we need. we have too much violence. >> lloyd i
on interstate 980 in oakland. a pedestrian was hit and killed near the 17th street on-ramp to westbound 980. according to the bay area news group, the man was elderly and hit by three cars. the first two left the scene and the third driver waited for police. there is no word on why the pedestrian was on the on-ramp. >>> a san jose woman known for selling candy and soda out of her home was found killed. she was found shot and police are not sure what lead to the shooting. they believe that the woman was targeted. neighbors say she was a positive presence in the area. >> my niece used to go there and buy candy, soda. she was nice, kind. she cares about people. she was the candy lady. >> investigators spent some time this evening going through her car. they pulled out a bach packed with -- a box packed with cartonses of cigarettes. we found a business license registered to the victim that allows her to sell cigarettes. >>> in san jose police are trying to find the man who tried to kidnap a 13-year-old girl. tried and thankfully did not succeed. alan wang is live at police headquarters with the
headquarters in oakland with the details and the video. john even the cops say they haven't seen anything like this. >>reporter: this was something else. chp would love to get their hands on the drivers and they have a lot of video evidence of what happened right in the middle of the freeway. tonight we spoke to woman who had a front row seat. doesn't get more bold than this. saturday afternoon about half dozen drivers took over 8 80 north near the oakland coliseum doing do nut and burning rub interwhat is called a side show. a lot of drivers caught up in the traffic jam not impressed. >> my friend and i were saying look at the idiots. they are stupid. they are going to get hurt. toward the end of the video i really got scared. i was contain of screaming. my god i this the it was going to hit the wall this. >>reporter: woman a passenger in a car heading south bound on 8 80 didn't want to be identified. it lasted few short minutes before somebody yelled at the police were on their way. people on both side of the freeway whipped out the cell phone camera. few got out of the cars in
and frost advisory for much of the area. >> bomb shell from oakland police. department knows exactly who is terrorizing their city. now what they plan to do abo alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ faster than mandy can hang up on mr. monday. you hang up first. [ female announcer ] in just 60 seconds, you've got snack-defying, satisfying totino's pizza rolls. [ ringing ] it's on. let's roll. >> he is setting himself up for even more trouble than he has already been in. he's in loads of trouble now. >>reporter: 2 years ago lance armstrong received a hero welcome on oprah. today he submitted to a much tough theer audience. >> lance main concern writ now is that he stops the him ra ranking to his name business brand and for that matter to his legacy. >> big time damage control. good evening i'm dan ashley. after more than a decade of fierce denial champion cyclist lance armstrong now back peddling. he reportedly confessed to oprah today t
indirectly played a part in the house fire in oakland tonight. the victorrian home was abandoned and the owner says squatters often take over to get out of the rain. two people are questioned in connection with the fire. they were found on a neighboring roof and had to be rece cued. the three story house fire on the 600 block of harrison street in the chinatown area tonight. >>> it will be announced tomorrow. the department of defense is going to allow women to handle combat duties for the u.s. military. that decision will allow women into hundreds of thousands of frontline positions and potentially elite commando units as well. david curly has the story. >> reporter: a stunning turnaround. a unanimous vote by the top generals which the defense will accept to remask the ban of women serving combat roles. >> it will be the first fully integrated military in america's history. without discernible frontlines women did serve in combat roles in iraq and afghanistan. donning flak jackets, and ended up in the middle of fire fights. >> taken fire everywhere. i remember hearing the pings
news from oakland where crews are mopping up after a house fire. it started at 9:00 this morning. we were overhead as flames burned through the roof. thick smoke could be seen for quite a distance. it took an hour to knock the fire down. investigators are looking into a suspicious fire that destroyed an abandoned pier this morning with crews responding in crockett near jackson avenue near the c&h sugar plant at 3:45 the firefighters let the fire bun itself out. a crew fought from the water. here is the pier before it burned. it is suspicious because there is no electrical wiring on the pier. >> santa clara sheriff is investigating a fatal accident in cupertino when a woman was killed. the woman was walking and hit by a big rig after 7:00 near cupertino road. no word on the identity of the woman or if the truck driver will face charges. >> we have new details on a tanker that hit the bay bridge. the pilot made a last-minute turn before passing under the bridge. our media partner reported the pilot planned to follow the yellow line but changed lanes to cross near yerba buena island isl
this is abc7 news. >> new developments in the shooting of an undercover oakland police officer. police have detained one more but are looking if more after an intense manhunt last night. amy hollyfield is live at police headquarters with the latest. >> kristen, the police chief says the two men in custody are known to police here in this department. they are in a gang. one man was taken into custody last night shortly after the shooting around 6:30. the second man was not found until the overnight search done by the swat team. they do not necessity if they have the man who shot the officer. they still looking for two or possibly three men. investigators say the for was undercover. investigators do not know if the man or men who shot at him knew he was an officer. >> we have not been able to determine that. we have not started, we just started the interview with the two being detained. we want to know that. it goes toward what their mindset and the type of charges we want to present to the district attorney. >> the swat team is still searching the block at seminary at 17th. they recovered se
. in fairfield, ama dates, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> now to a developing story out of oakland. the police officer shot, he is the second officer wounded this week in the line of duty. the officer hit tonight was shot in the leg in the fruit valley district. an undercover officer was shot a mile uh hua. alan wang is live in oakland with more on this developing story. alan? >> reporter: this started out as a two-car collision, but a witness says a driver who ran a stop sign took off down the street here and that's where police got involved in a gunbattle. >> police say the camero ran a stop sign and was broadsided near east 12th street and 47th avenue. witnesses say the driver of the camero didn't have any id and he was behaving erratically. he tried and failed to open the door of the passing car and left the scene on foot. >> the officery heard several gunshots. >> the two officers left the crash scene and headed toward the gunshots. they were confronted by a gunman who shot one officer in the leg and then ran away. police caught up with him two blocks away. >> one officer fired his weapon
around tonight go to abc 7 news.com. >>> l well moving on now. tonight oakland police are looking for suspects in the city 131 murder. gunshots took the life of 15-year-old gabe jordan killed yesterday. she was walking with her sister and friends near the lyon creek crossing complex which is in east oakland. as nick smith explains, oakland police are going through surveillance video now and talking to to witnesses trying to get the people responsible. >> she's a good girl. sweet heart. >>reporter: 15-year-old the miss jordan shot and killed in east oakland yesterday. making her the 12th oakland teen to die as a result of gun violence this year. >> they say he just came out of nowhere and they said he was trying to shoot somebody else and she was there. >>reporter: victim's mother says her older sister and 2 other girls and her were walking through the lyon creek crossing housing complex on their way to bart. she says they were caught in the cross fire of shots being exchanged between 2 boys and before she could get out of the way at least one bullet struck her in the head.
the president wanted to see for the president wanted to see for the last time. >> breaking news oakland. officer is shot and search is going on right now for the suspect. live pictures from sky 7 hd. good evening. >> now this is happening not too far from the oakland coliseum. we give you perspective open the map. 1700 seminary avenue. few block from international boulevard and nimitz freeway. sky 7 hd is live over the scene right now. let's bring in allen wong who is with police in the neighborhood and joins us live by telephone. what can you tell because what is going on. >> right now police have several streets closed off and conducting a yard to yard search with canine for 3 suspects involved in the shooting of that officer. the mayor's office says the officer was shot in the arm during a stop in the 1700 block of seminary avenue. that's about a mile west of mills clem. earlier police were searching the rainbow recreation center not far from her but so far no arrest made. all went down around 6:30 this evening at harmon and seminary avenue. we haven't been told what sparked the i
. now he's back in custody. >>> in oakland it turns out a gang in the city is connected to the home invasion murder of wealthy south bay businessman. vick lee tonight on the common thread that bind suspected murderers together. >> 3 men and woman arrested in connection with a murder. 26-year-old lucas anderson. 21-year-old xavier garcia. and austin also 21. the 4 suspects raven dixon is charged with being an accessory to the murder. millionaire businessman rob murdered in the home invasion robbery november 30. he was found dead inside his mansion in the wealthy area of mont veno. police aren't saying how he was killed. austin is reportedly a member of an oakland street gang called the money team. group that is tied into drugs and home invasions. xavier garcia is said to be a member of a west oakland gang called ghost town. two years ago multi-agency task force detap indicated the leadership of ghost town. many remaining members then alie them as well as the money team. >> they were like going through into the back so we just walked that the closet and hid nishtion august ab
. >>reporter: freezing temperature created rare black ice in the oakland berkeley hills causing spend out and nearly a dozen crashes this morning. highway patrol says no serious injuries reported. he highway patrol says during the cold snap keep an eye on wet patches in the road they could be frozen solid. this is abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> major admission by cyclist lance armstrong after years of denial he reportedly confessed to doping to oprah winfrey. what happens next. can his image ever be rebuilt. sports director larry biel more with this. >> if it can it will take year years. he denied using performance enhances drug and attacked the credibility of anybody who dead to question him apwt about it. today the abrupt reviersal admitting he did in fact cheat. he won the tour de france 7 times. title all taken away because of an investigation by the u.s. anti-dopeing agency that quoted many of lance former team mates who said they all helped him cheat. lance finally came clean to return to racing is the guess it's on bike or avid runner as well. crisis p.r. manager singer say
coming up. >> ama: oakland police tell us the four murders on friday were all gang-related. three young men and teenager were shot to death in a six hour span. authorities have just begun their investigation. 131 people were murdered in oakland last year. organizers of a gun show say it was fear that accounted for much of the huge crowd. hundreds of people lined up for the gun show. it was fear of restrictions not to dangerous society that drove some buyers. >> before they take them away. >> did you just find this? >> i have three at home. this the fourth. >> because obama wants to take everybody's guns away. so they are buying ammo and guns >> adding that not once in four years did a single gun restriction get introduced. coming up, it's snake hunting season. also why health officials believe a flu outbreak that killed 20 children believe a flu outbreak that killed 20 children um, hello. these ugly stains are ruining my good looks and style. and good luck using that cleaner. excuse me, miss ? he's right. those are tough hard water stains, and that cleaner's not gonna cut it. truth is,
students stay in school. first, the dropout rate for oakland's unified district was 26.6%. that is higher than the national average. joining us to talk about is the numbers and with a administrators is doing about is the spokesperson, is troy flint. >> thanks for having me. >> cheryl: 26.6%, you must be doing a lot to address the issues? >> it's one of the most critical issues. districts across the country particularly urban districts. there is no one comprehensive solution. we're attacking it from null of angle that has address the social components that gets kids disenchanted with schools. >> cheryl: you have a different population in schools especially as they progress? >> we are predominantly low income district, 70% of our students qualify for free lunch program. as you elementary to middle, it increases. poverty is a factor in some of these negative outcomes but it shouldn't be did he term in an event. that is determinant. so that is why we are drying trying a address these issues. >> cheryl: can you give me some examples? >> one factor that we have identified is the literacy score
a plane many see as the future of commercial aviation. >> also tonight. oakland take as controversial step towards solving its violent crime problem. >> 4 county gun buy-back proves so popular it runs out of money in less than an hour. >> facebook big reveal. it's already affecting other bay area companies. >> also hear breaking news about the teamed kid inspecting about the teamed kid inspecting of 2-year-old in you. >> good evening i'm dan ashley. breaking news in san jose. miss say man tried to take a two-year-old girl right out of her mother's arms. this happened tonight on die 0kawrt. little girl with her family in front of a house. man walked up and made some kind of weird comment. spooked the mother. mom pick up her daughter and the man grabbed the girl's legs trying to pull her away. he did in the succeed thankfully. prison describe hill as hispanic adult male between 20 and 30 years old. wearing red baseball hat blue jean and light shirt with yellow stripe stripes. mother also said he smelled like automotive oil. san jose police are canvassing the area in an attempt to
follow-up to the oakland freeway side show. you hear some of the 911 calls to the chp. and from a tipster who is helping them track down the drivers. >> coyote mystery. animal found in san francisco and now rescuers are trying to find out where she came from and how she got so far into the city. also spencer is here with the weather. >> forecast center with a little taste of spring in january. and february. details in my accu-weather details in my accu-weather forecast coming >> and back to the big game. forty-niner patrick willis and baltimore raven michael or real baltimore ravelook at you guysl with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high s
oakland where police are investigating a shooting that left two people wounded. police were called around about 5:30 after residents called about gunshots. one person was shot at that location. authorities were also called out to secretary of defense shooting location less than a mile away near i-580. they found a vehicle that collided into a pole. driver's side window was shot out and another person was struck by gunfire. both shooting victims took themselves to the hospital. there is no word on conditions or if any suspects have been arrested. >> the father of a petaluma girl found dead in south lake tahoe he now understands the pain that families go through. she was found dead yesterday. her family hosted a fund-raiser to bring support for families forced to deal with missing and exploited children. nick smith was there. >> melissa touched the hearts of so many people. >> evidence of that can be seen here at beyond the glory in petaluma. they will donate 10% of sales to missing and exploited children inspired by the loss of one of their own. >> she was -- most energetic people i've eve
of shooting an oakland police officer. good evening i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn i don't know son. want to take you right to the scene. sky 7 hd of head where police are out in full force tonight. we are told the wounded officer was working undercover when he was shot. he is expected to survive. >> shooting happened around 6:30 on the 1700 block of seminary avenue near international boulevard. >> 7 news is live in the neighborhood with the latest on the man hunt there allen? >>reporter: this is all happening just down the street from me. we still have choppers in the air and we are being told this was as you mentioned an undercover officer who was shot while investigating another shooting that happened yesterday. rate now police say they have one man detaped and still lacking for 2 others believed to be armed and dangerous in the neighborhood. just east of the coliseum. swat members along with police officers and canin canines have closed down several streets as they conduct a yard to yard search for these 2 armed men. all went down around 6:30 this evening when the under con of
possible. >>> right now a contentious meeting is underway at oakland city hall and a man at the center of the debate, a high profile law man the city wants to hire to help fight crime. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. cop in los angeles and new now they are deciding whether they should hire him as a police consultant. alan wang is now live. he is certainly continue controversial. >> yes, the council addressing this an hour ago. but they had 150 speakers and they are prepared to go until 2:00 a.m. the council will be voting on whether or not to hire an over all -- an over all police consulting team that includes william bratten. about 20 police officers were called in to deal with a large group of people who do not want the city to hire high-profile police consultant. his zero tolerance police strategies have been controversial in other cities where he has worked. they say it gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling and harassment. one man said his recent experience is typical. >> a police officer told me why am i sitting on my neighbor's stairs? i said be
with yellow stripes and says he smelled like motor oil. late today, oakland police released this sketch of a man they say tried to kidnap a woman walking on east 12th street near the bart station back in december. glad to tell you she got away. oakland police ask you you to call if you recognize this man. >>> tonight the wife of a man who died after being shot in san jose last week has come forward with police at her side to ask for the public's help in solving her husband's murder. more from news reporter karina rusk. >> reporter: the wife of san jose's first homicide victim of the year broke down in tears describing her pain and the emptiness her young daughter feels. her husband, 34-year-old ivan grew up in san jose and was a barber. on january 5 he was shot at least one near his home on tripoli avenue. his body was found the next morning. police say there is no evidence of gangs or any illegal activity and they need the public's help. but you more than that, the family is pleading for information that will solve this crime. >> it is very hard for me because i have a daughter five ye
. this is news from rome. >> san jose and oakland international airport are rae moving those body scan that's produce a naked image of air travelers. x-ray scanners raised privacy concerns medley after they were introduced. congress issued an order either fix them or remove them by this june. tsa says the company that makes the scanners was not able to come up with a software fix to make the scanner comply with the congressional map date so away they go. >> let's talk about the weather for a second. it's beautiful outside but the water is a little treacherous on the ocean there. high surf advisory. sandhya is here to tell us what is going on. >> yes. we are talking about as well as that are very powerful coming our way right now i show you live doppler 7 hd and skies clear. few clouds off the coast lean but won't bouts. here's what we are concerned b.the waves will be building and there is a beach hazard statement for the entire coast line from the north bay coast to monterey bay. dangerous sneaker wave. stay away from the water edge and avoid slippery rock. beach hazard through sa
first prove that the statements are false. >>> the city of oakland will begin issuing identification cards to help residents without legal immigration status. the card can also double as a debit card. the cards will be available to oakland residents for a $15 fee. opponents of the program say it legit mizes illegal immigrants and undermines the federal law. the oakland mayor, however, doesn't see it that way. way. >> this nation is way overdue for immigration reform and these people that have been here for decades should have some pathway for being able to live here with dignity. >> the i.d. cards will begin and be available beginning february 1. oakland expects to issue 6,000 of them during the first year of the program. >>> the governor is about to announce one of the most significant changes in decades in how california funds education. abc 7 news capital correspondent nannette miranda explains that it will change the way many special programs are paid for. and, of course, the plan is already growing. >> reporter: in a bid to give districts more local control and boost funding for
at oakland walgreens. when the robber came out shooting, he was hit. 8 times. >> kind of ironic. but i did choose oakland on the basis that i kind of miss the action. >>reporter: now after nearly a dozen surgery the 31-year-old officer can walk but only with a cain. standing for any length of time is difficult. but he's moving on and this team from home depot is helping with complete renovation of his yard. >> we are just trying to make his yard a place that he can enjoy himself. so we are diagnose a lot low maintenance a astro turf, fire pit and pergola and paver patio. >> volunteer to come out and donate their time to do all the stuff that needs to be done. >>reporter: when this is finished he will be able to safely use his out door area. another small step in a long process of recovery for the young veteran. >> awesome because all the people around here have been thanking me for my service but look at the service that they are providing for their own community. >>reporter: you can see putting the finishing touch open new gazebo 0back there non-profit group called hands on bay area
disappeared. she may have been spotted in oakland yesterday. she has left the facility in the past but she has never been gone this long. >> right now, algerian state news is reporting 12 algerians and foreigners are known dead in hostage stand off. today is the third day of a stand off with militants at a natural gas complex. an official says the americans are held hostage in algeria. it began when a bus carrying international workers came under attack. a state department spokesman says that the u.s. is working with algeria and other governments to try to secure their release. no word on how many americans are still being held. the government's confirmation comes as some americans were being ferried out of the algeria. >> the manti te'o story continues. was he duped? was it a hoax? the linebacker for notre dame has yet to comment on a p concel lead something to know how much he knew before revealing the truth. questions are surfacing of interviews he did in the days after finding out about the hoax where he continues with the story that his girlfriend died. we now know the name of the woman i
oakland 38 and 42 degrees in san francisco. but far cry from the 26 degree readings whether he this morning so here's a lack at the cold front that has pretty much fizzled and we got few high cloud out of it earlier today that filtered the sun. next system not expected to fizzle so rain lakely this weekend as early as saturday afternoon. morning plans are fine. you see the timing of it all. 11:00 a.m. clouds. 1:00 o'clock the rain line begins to coast moves into the north bay and then wide spread late rainfall possibly moderate 6:00 p.m. saturday evening. showers will follow and as we head into sunday another we have of moisture comes in. starting at 10:00 a.m. it's approaching that the north bay and then starts to spread 3:00 o'clock in the afternoon. if he saiding on the plans take place could be on the wet side. one last push of enjoying the snow before heading back to work or going back to school lick tahoe freezing fog in the morning, cold here 1 degree tomorrow morning. 44 tomorrow afternoo afternoon. windy partly cloudy gusty winds 3 degrees then turning to
and calistoga 54, sonoma and napa. east bay look for highs at 55 at oakland, fremont, union city and castro valley. the inland east bay will be cooler than that with highs in the low to mid50s. 53 at concord and danville and dublin and pleasanton. the mildest weather around the region. upper 50s to almost 60. look for highs of 58 in hollister, 59 in salinas. here is the accu-weather seven-day forecast. mainly sunny and dry days. clouds will increase a bit over the weekend. there is a slight chance of showers on sunday, but not a very great one, and then we have sunny and dry conditions on monday and tuesday. notice it gets milder as we get closer to the weekend. high temperatures near 60 degrees friday through tuesday. >> thank you so much. ?ai all right, well, coming up next. >> sports. >> that's right. good because you are sitting right here. >> i just wander in occasionally. we joked with stanford coach david shaw from the so-called bullies from biology class. they used their brute force to >>> good evening, everybody. stanford football fans came up with the best line to describe their f
is now in county jail. the 22-year-old dexter oliver was arrested last night in an oakland hotel. the victim is 25-year-old starr lamare. she remains in critical condition. she has severe burns. police say she got in an argument in bayview district on sunday. investigators say oliver doused starr lamare with gasoline and set her on fire. oliver faces charges of arson and attemptedurder. >> the santa cruz sheriff is expanding the search for a missing 23-year-old man, who walked from the house in scotts valley on friday morning and never came back. a small search party combed the trails of the park where he hiked. his parents saye been despondent since a breakup with hers fiance. he is believed wearing the plaid short in this picture. >> a small number of commuters are causing freeway traffic jams for the rest of us according to a study by researchers at berkeley. targeting those drivers could dramatically improve traffic flow. amy hollyfield has more. >> this study used this, people's cell phones and their g.p.s. signals to track their habits. experts say this research is going d
coming up. >>> breaking news out of oakland five people have been shot on walnut street. they were all returned to the hospital. a crew is heading to the scene. join us at 11:00 for an update. >> a family has been forced out of their home in san jose after a fire ripped through it. it sparked at a two-story house. firefighters believe it started on the roof near the chimney. family had a fire going in the fair place. none was hurt. >> a man is in custody suspected of assaulting a woman in her san francisco apartment. police arrested a 26-year-old soon after the assault last night. they say he followed the woman in, demanded money and sexually assaulted her. a neighbor call 911. the suspect tried to jump off the balcony but police found him hiding in the backyard. >> president obama will be sworn into office one week from tomorrow. he is wasting no time working on legislation that could define his presidency. he is working with house dlgs on a massive overhaul to the immigration system. would it would allow immigrants to pursue citizenship. legislation could be introduced this march. >>
% of average. we were way behind. oakland 136 and san jose 137% of normal. even the snowpack is doing great. of course just because it was a wet ending to 2012 it does not mean january may not be a dry year. in the last 20 years i have been doing the weather we have seen some very dry januaries. we are cautiously optimistic. milder the next few days and we are looking at a slight chance of showers. it is looking like a better possibility saturday night into early sunday now than it did earlier. tonight is a spare the air night until midnight. it is going to get cold. antioch down to 28 degrees. livermore 29 in concord and 27 napa and fairfield. santa rosa 28 degrees. just julie tweets she had to use her ice scraper to get the ice off the windshield of her car. 33 degrees in santa cruz. if you look at the radar, we have a front that is coming to the bay area. high pressure remains strong, so what is going to happen is this cold front as it works its way closer to the bay area will fall apart. all we will see out of it are some high clouds. plenty of sunshine out there and filtered sun as the
. >> a judge has ruled the suspect in a mass shooting at an oakland nursing school is not mentally fit to stand trial. this is a new picture of the suspect in court today. he is accused of killing seven people last april. he has lost quite a bit of weight. his lawyer says his client is not eating and is filled with shame and remorse for the april april 2012 massacre. today in court a psychiatrist says he suffers from paranoid schizophrenia. >> always unexpected problems on wedding days, though few ever have a crash landing. >> that's what happened when a couple decided to tie the knot in san diego this afternoon. when it was time to land a wind gust pushed the balloon out of the intended landing area and they slammed into a tree. 13 people were on board. none seriously injured. you can see the size of the balloon there. late their couple continued with the reception as planned. >> wow. well, police believe they have solved a cold-case murder. up next, what the victims of a murder 28 years ago -- >> an escalator started going in reverse. >> y where you can see the san francisco giants' latest [
. oakland reached a high of 70 degrees. it was 73 in santa cruz. 53 in san francisco. north bay, mid to upper 60s. cloverdale as well as napa, 67 degrees. east bay we have a little bit of fog from the delta so numbers are a little cooler, all in the 60s for concord and antioch as well as livermore. it's already 35 degrees. temperature really dropping toward fairfield. 54 is san francisco. 50 mountain view. 40 livermore and san jose right now, 48 degrees. we're going to keep it cold overnight especially in the protected valley areas. we'll bring patchy valley fog in. don't forget high surf tomorrow. also we have the mavericks going on tomorrow and more mild days at least the next couple of days first part of the workweek. high surf advisory, tomorrow afternoon, 4:00, swells up to 20 feet and large rip currents and large breaking waves. these are some of the current wave heights, just in the seven-foot range but anticipating these to build overnight and by tomorrow morning, reaching about 10-15 as high as 20 feet in some locations. >> cold temperatures, below freezing in the north bay
in oakland and mountain view checking in at 48 degrees. the forecast for the next few days will go clear and cold overnight. a little bit of patchy fog. continued mild tomorrow and then you will notice changes as we head into the mid-week time frame. that is when we look for the return of some showers, cold tonight. frost likely in the north bay, east bay where temperatures there will get around the freezing mark or possibly below. near the peninsula as well as san francisco and oakland, look for temperatures in the mid 40s. 45 is expected low for san francisco. 37 in san jose. high pressure building us the dry spell. also mild temperatures. stays in place really for two more days. by tuesday night and wednesday, it will start to break down, push on towards the east. this first cold front here will move in and thicken our clouds by tuesday night and wednesday. possibly bring a few light showers. there is a storm system behind us and bring us likelihood of more rain as we head into saturday night and sunday. so enjoy the next couple of days sunny and mild conditions for monday and tuesday
to determine what throbbed that accident. a chp officer is expected to be okay after crashing in oakland today. investigators say the officer was responding to an emergency call. he lost control of his cruiser, slamming into a poll on the 11th and broadway. he was treated for minor injuries. one man is dead after a police chase in the east bay ended in a crash. officers spotted a stolen suv early this morning in el cerrito. the driver took off, leading them on a chase on i-80 and 580 and to the oakland hills, where the suv lost control. it had the a curb, slammed into a tree, upside down, before it flipped back upright. two people took off running. police grabbed one of them, a 19-year-old from san leandro. the other got away. one man inside vehicle died. fiveth others were injured. a bomb scare in san francisco's north beach neighborhood cleared out the street this is afternoon. a metallic briefcase with wires hanging out was found near vallejo and stockton at one:40 today. police ordered a sheltener place, near chinatown, while they investigated and they shut down the broadway and tockton tu
here. we had a third in oakland, two-thirds of an inch in san jose. it gives you an idea when san jose has more rain than in addition else. let's talk about what is going to happen ahead. warmth peaked. pretty nice to be outside and chance of rain for next wednesday. temperatures are running in the low to upper 50s. at the beaches it's 63 right now in half moon bay. santa cruz, 51, everybody else around the monterey bay, mid to upper 50s. compared to average, we'll run from 4 degrees warmer in redwood city to double-digits in livermore. 68, 11 degrees warmer than average. fremont, oakland, napa, santa rosa at 69. heading down to the monterey bay slightly warmer, upper 60s to low 70s. let's take a look at tonight. this morning, a little frost around napa. a little fog up north, but i don't think we'll have fog tonight. mid 40s around the bayshore and out to the coast. san francisco a little warmer, 48 degrees. two areas of high pressure dominateding our weather. i seek a buck until the jetstream. that is going to be flatten this ridge of high pressure, change our wind and bring us coole
for unneeded repair to her home in oakland that house add homeless shelter. da office says bell filed fake claims for repairs over the course of 5 years and pocketed the money. >>> castro valley man arrested for selling marijuana and using a lizard to protect his stash made the first court appearance today. big gator was taken to the zoo in ill health. nick smith has the story now from the courthouse in hayward you. >> yes we were really surprised.what surprised them was this. mr. teeth. the photo provided to us by the alameda county sheriff's department is said to be the alligator like reptile being used by this man. 32-year-old mayor as guard for his stash of marijuana. >> i saw actually 2 sheriff's and 2 animal control people and over by the house. >>reporter: mayor made the first court appearance today to face charges that he possessed marijuana with the intent to sell. on tuesday mayor was arrested in the home he rented on mount jasper drive in castro valley. officials conduct probation check say when they arrived they found mayor, 32 pounds of processed marijuana and live 5 f
investigation. 2 people were arrested. >>> oakland police praising community for anonymous tips that led to the arrest of 2 suspected bank robbers. this is a story only on 7 news. earlier this month police ask for public help identifying a bank robber we showed you this pick. the request came through oakland new text alert system. within hours somebody texted the name of someone who looked like this man and he was arrested soon after. >> hopeful that using a system that provides anonymous message for community members to become engaged and just say enough is enough and report names and instances where firearm violence is involved. that's really the goal here. >> last october oakland police the first agency in the country actual hi to begin using the so-called tip watch system. >> still to come tonight. remembering a bay area treasure. look back at san treasure. look back at san francisco most famous twins"x?1 >> san francisco legend has passed away. or more accurately half of legendary team. jonathan has more on 75 i don't know brown one of the famous san francisco twins who is s
so happy tonight? took place in oakland give awa away. then later on jimmy kimmel. >> jimmy is not hosting tonight i am. right jim? watch me in all star parade of a.list guest this loser could never hope to attract. going to be a great show right jim? right? [applause]. >> that's matt damon of course. jimmy starts right after this so... [ gasps ] these are sandra's "homemade" yummy, scrumptious bars. hmm? i just wanted you to eat more fiber. chewy, oatie, gooeyness... and fraudulence. i'm in deep, babe. you certainly are. [ male announcer ] fiber one. [ man ] excuse me miss. [ gasps ] this fiber one 90 calorie brownie has all the deliciousness you desire. the brownie of your dreams is now deliciously real. >> benefit ccert for the giants fan nearly boaten to death at dodgers game drew hundreds of supporters tonight. players and coaches rallied around brian stowe and tonight another example of giant effort to help out. amma has the story from redwood city. >>reporter: giants third base coach tim flannery and band held a concert for brian stowe inside redwood city fox thea
of california history stolen from the oakland museum. someone took a gold rush era quarts encrusted box monday morning. police say surveillance video indicates it's the same thief who broke into the museum last november. the big worry here is the item stolen this time could be destroyed. the box is seven by nine inches. it depicts images of early pioneer life. some estimates put the box at a value of more than $800,000. >> burglaries appear to be a growing trend. it was last february that $3 million in gold was taken during a break-in at a courthouse. a glass case featuring the area's mining history and thieves took off with a large gold nuggets that were on display. in the meantime, a bronze plaque honoring 15 local war veterans has been stolen in petaluma. it was cut from the base at walnut park. >>> moving on, a resounding statement on steroids and major league baseball. giants, barry bonds and two other players have been denied entry into baseball's hall of fame. this is the first year of eligibility for bonds as well as roger clemens and sammy sosa. on field achievements have been tainted
sdz. >> good evening everyone. that that breaking news is happening in oakland where a police officer has been shot. it happened tonight in the fraught veil district at frain avenue and east 12th street. one person has been detaped. we understand police were investigating a hit-and-run car accident when they heard gunfire nearby. officers responded. turns out someone was trying to rip off a bike while a person was on it. somehow that led to a police officer getting shot in the leg. he is doing well tonight. you are looking at pictures of the scene from sky 7 hd of hea head. this is the second oakland police officer shot in the line of duty this week. the other one happened monday night about a mile away from tonight's scene. undercover detective was shot in the arm in his car. he was there investigating a shooting that had happened on sunday. police later arrested 2 suspected game members onnn parole and detained 3 other people in that incident. >> earlier today passengers on board ac transit bus had to take cover when the bus riddled with gunfire at the mall in oakl
tomorrow. north bay highs mainly low 60. 61 sonoma. 62 napa. 62 santa rosa. east bay, 62 oakland, fremont and castro valley. inland east ba highs right around or just barely above 60 degrees and near monterey bay mainly mid 60s inland and low 60s near the bay. the accuweather seven-day forecast. temperatures drop on wednesday and there is a slight chance of showers on wednesday. and with the cold air on thursday not only a slight chance of showers but snow levels down to 1500 feet if there is enough moisture with the frontal system to produce any precipitation. then we dry out going into the weekend. pretty cool towards the end of the week. >> thanks, spence. >>> coming up next, a tabletop computer your whole family can use at the same time. and a new smartphone app that [ fingers tapping ] [ rain pattering ] [ heels clicking ] [ female announcer ] yoplait light tastes great now... ♪ ...and feels great later 20 delicious flavors of yoplait light, now at 90 calories each. yoplait, it is so good! growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day
police consultant to the city of oakland. people packed the meeting objecting to the former los angeles and new york police chief becoming consultant to the police force. he favors technique known as stop and frisk where officers stop anyone who they feel is suspicious. they voted to recommend that a consultant be hired. >> a beloved hollywood act report has passed away from the bay area of natural causeses in he was the kindly adoptive father in "different strokes" debuting in 1978 and tackled sensitive social issue such as class and race. he was 89 years old. still ahead, a deadly helicopter crash in the heart of london at rush hour. an unusual rescue in portland. the extreme measures crews took [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-play bundle. [ male announcer ] call
the east bay look for highs of 60 at berkeley and 62 at oakland and 61 at fremont. it is a little cooler, but milder than today. highs in the upper 50s. 58 at dublin and walnut creek. here is a look at the seven-day forecast. by friday we will see inland highs in the low 60s and also low 60s on the coast and mid60s around the bay. that pattern will hold through sunday, and then we will get gradually cooler weather monday, tuesday and wednesday. we have a string of lovely days coming our way. as the daytime weather gets warmer, the nighttime will become less cold. >> thank you, spencer. >> we'll take it. >>> time now for sports. >> larry beil is here now and warriors in town. >> sellout crowd. did not get to see what they wanted though. unless you are a lebron james fan. champs come to citadel. lebron james on a >>> good evening. the defending champions from miami came to town. the warriors without curry who eke tweaked his ankle at practice. it is not serious. it was a record-setting night for lebron james. the warriors missed him badly. he started the game off nicely and corner of three
the suspect used this alligator to deter would be pot thieves. mr. teeth is now at the oakland zoo. >> can you imagine a thief walking in on that. >>> it is one of the worst flu seasons in years. infections in the bay area have been mild. but way should expect a change. to keep the flu in check here, doctors are urging people to get vaccinated. target started offering free vaccinations at its pharmacies to kids four years of age to 18 years old. flu season in northern california is worse in january and february and doctors say act now to get protected. >> it usually takes a couple of weeks for your immune system to be responding to that vaccination and building up the antibody levels in a way that is enough to protect against influenza. the sooner the better. >> besides the flu vaccine doctors say washing your hands frequently and covering a cough or sneeze can fight the flu bug and keep it from spreading. >>> new safety concerns tonight over boeing's dreamliner 787 just days before its bay area launch. why people are questioning whether this aircraft is safe to fly? >> and the new machine tha
was closed. >> and a lizard has died at the oakland zoo. a captureed lizard was named mr. teeth and was scoffed tuesday at the home of a suspect along with 34 pounds of marijuana. the suspect is due in court. the sheriff released this photo of the pot right there which filled dozens of bags. >> president obama makes his pick for treasury secretary and why the nominee is promising to work on his penmanship. >> a concern about this year's flu season: could the nation be running out of flu stop. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-play bundle. [ male announcer ] call now. bundles with u-verse tv, internet and home phone start at $89 a month. now get the same great price for two years. [ female announcer ] switch today and get a total home dvr included, free for li
woman. i'm going to have a lot of fun with this one. >> breaking news is in oakland where authorities are searching for a prisoner who escaped from highland hospital. this is a live picture over the scene. lots of police are down there right now. the hospital is located on east 31st street. the almeda county sheriff's department is leading the search. some of them standing on the roof right there. we haven't received information about the prisoner who escaped other than the fact that he is dangerous. we have crews on the way to the scene. we'll have more information as soon as it becomes available. >> the federal aviation administration announced this morning that it is launching a comprehensive review of the boeing dream drome because of mechanical problems. this is happening at the same time the airport is welcoming the japan airliner floit to tokyo. >> the flight is scheduled to leave at 11:45. the parges were not nervous about the new airplane. they will get comfort and see a famous passenger that is traveling with them and said he feels fully confident in the 787. boeing calls th
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